Visiting Washington, DC this Summer? Visit a Peace Monument!

By David J. Smith, May 30, 2014 Now that the official start of the summer of 2014 has begun, Washington, DC will be a destination for many.  Because  museums and monuments are easily accessible (and free, such as the Smithsonian), it is an ideal summer vacation stop, especially for families.   Young people in particular benefitContinue reading “Visiting Washington, DC this Summer? Visit a Peace Monument!”

A Peacebuilding Travel Log, Huffington Post, May 20, 2014

I recently wrote a piece for  Huffington Post, posted on May 20, 2014, on my recent visits and programs in CA, WA, NC and MD.   Titled, “A Peacebuilding Travel Log,” it can be found here. I conclude the article by writing: Though the global issues of the day continue to draw our attention and drain ourContinue reading “A Peacebuilding Travel Log, Huffington Post, May 20, 2014”

Peacebuilding from Coast to Coast

I recently returned from traveling and speaking about peacebuilding awareness with youth, educators, and the general public.  Though travel can be exhausting (particularly when taking returning “red eye” flights leaving the west coast!) it is well worth it to see the good work that is being done around the U.S. Much of this work goesContinue reading “Peacebuilding from Coast to Coast”